Featured Items

Below is a short list of some of our more interesting titles. This list is updated every week.

Search within these results:
Showing: 1 - 10 (of 10)
Results per page:
Order by:
1.
Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated.
Philadelphia: Wilmer Atkinson Company, 1913. Biggle Farm Library Number Two. Duodecimo (14 x 9.5 cm.), 144 pages. Illustrated in black & white and color. Index. Stated fifth edition, but evident second edition, second printing; originally issued in 1894. A basic and popular introduction to growing berries, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, dewberries, currants, gooseberries, grapes and other small fruits. Light age-toning to the interior; in blue cloth, titled and decorated in red and black. Near fine. (Item #6628)
Price: $50.00
Biggle Berry Book; Small fruit facts from bud to box conserved into understandable form. Illustrated. Jacob Biggle.
2.
The Cook Book of Left-overs: a collection of 400 reliable recipes for the practical housekeeper.
New York & London: Harper & Bros. 1911. Small octavo, v, 253, [1] pages. First edition. With sections on leftover meats, as wells as vegetables, cereals, bread, cheese, sour milk, eggs, fruit, beverages, and cake. Light soiling to edge of text block, otherwise very good, in publisher's black decorated blue cloth, with a touch of fading to spine. (Item #5226)
Price: $50.00
The Cook Book of Left-overs: a collection of 400 reliable recipes for the practical housekeeper. Helen Carroll Clarke, Phoebe Deyo Rulon.
3.
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 751 Broadway, 1877. Small octavo, 144 pages. FIRST EDITION. An important American book on economical cookery. Juliet Corson was "one of the original cooking school leaders, and a champion of nutritious meals for the poor." [Historic American Cookbook Project]. She made it her life's work to bring practical, inexpensive cooking to the masses. The section "Cheap Dishes With Meat" includes a good number of... (Item #6544)
Price: $60.00
The Cooking Manual, of Practical Directions for Economical Every-Day Cookery. Juliet Corson.
4.
Choice Recipes. Arranged by the Ladies of Grace Church, Stafford Springs, Conn.
Stafford Springs: The Press Job Print, 1902. Duodecimo (15.5 x 13 cm.), 106 pages. Ads. Cover title: Grace Church Recipes. Advertisements interspersed. First edition. A Connecticut church cookbook with one hundred fifty recipes, most of them attributed. There is an emphasis on meat and fish dishes somewhat unusual for the time; among them: Swedish Baked Fish, Potted Shad, Pressed Chicken, Beefsteak Pie, Stewed Liver, Glazed Sweetbreads. But not to despair... (Item #5411)
Price: $250.00
Choice Recipes. Arranged by the Ladies of Grace Church, Stafford Springs, Conn. Grace Episcopal Church . Ladies of the Church, Conn Stafford Springs.
5.
Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-dish Dainties : with thirty-two illustrations of original dishes. New edition with additional recipes.
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1930. Octavo, 231 pages, ads. Third edition, revised and with additional recipes. Halftone illustrations throughout, plus illustrated advertisements. The author's preface to the first edition notes that "Illustrations by means of half-tones were produced from photographs of actual dishes were first brought out, we think, by The Century Company; in this line however, both in the number and in the variety of the dishes prepared... (Item #5130)
Price: $60.00
Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-dish Dainties : with thirty-two illustrations of original dishes. New edition with additional recipes. Janet McKenzie Hill.
6.
Every-Day Dishes and Every-Day Work.
Battle Creek, MI: Modern Medicine Publishing Company, 1897. Octavo, 184, [8] pages. Ads. First edition. A collection of recipes from the Superintendent of the Cooking School at the Kellogg Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. Many of the recipes include the use of cereals and grains, including products of the Sanitarium's Health Food Company. The final chapter covers efficient use of time, economizing money and material, and practical work systems. Some... (Item #4985)
Price: $150.00
Every-Day Dishes and Every-Day Work. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg, Ella Ervilla.
7.
New Receipts for Cooking. Comprising all the New and Improved Methods, for preparing all kinds of Soup, Fish, Oysters... with lists of articles in season and suited to go together for breakfasts, dinners, and suppers...
Philadelphia: T.B Peterson & Brothers, 306 Chestnut Street, [1854]. Octavo, 520, 8 pages. Publisher's advertisements. Third edition, third printing, Philadelphia, 1856 (see Cagle for details on the printing history). Originally published under the title, The Lady's Receipt Book, (1847), and enlarged under the title Miss Leslie's Ladies' New Receipt Book in 1850. Recipes clearly written in narrative style. Internally quite fresh and clean; recipes and ownership notes in pencil and... (Item #5656)
Price: $250.00
New Receipts for Cooking. Comprising all the New and Improved Methods, for preparing all kinds of Soup, Fish, Oysters... with lists of articles in season and suited to go together for breakfasts, dinners, and suppers. Miss Leslie, Eliza.
8.
UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia.
Biddeford, Maine: Rabelais Inc. 2018. First. Volume one only (all published to date). Small quarto (26.5 x 19 cm.), 169 pages. Illustrated throughout in color. Title Index. Bibliography. Designed and with a letterpressed wrapper by Scott Vile of the Ascensius Press in Bar Mills, Maine. FIRST EDITION. ~ ~ The first volume in a long-term effort to examine AMERICAN COMMUNITY COOKBOOKS as a genre, within a context of other cookbooks... (Item #6846)
Price: $50.00
UnXld: American Cookbooks of Community & Place. Volume 1, Alabama – District of Columbia. Don Lindgren, Mark Germer.
9.
Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash.
Mobile, Ala. Chat Publishing Co. 1904. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), [31] pages. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. A novelty work from Mobile Alabama, emulating the wedding calendar-form journal, but with more lascivious and well-lubricated categories. All illustrated in woodcut silhouettes by Kash. The illustrations for each month include a calendar of dates, each made from cocktail glasses, drops of spirits, jiggers, or jugs of whiskey. In publisher's white and gilt-decorated red... (Item #6754)
Price: $200.00
Tabulated Times, by Amanda Moore, illustrations by Kash. Amanda Moore.
10.
And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys].
Montreal: Distillers Corporation, Seagrams Limited; The Ronalds Co. Limited, [circa 1930-32]. Stapled booklet, stapled in wrappers (15.5 x 8 cm.), 40 pages. Illustrated; color border throughout. ~ Likely second edition. Copies of this title appear with 35, 40, and 60 pages. The 60 page version, presumed to be issued last, was published in 1933 on the 300th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Pepys (see below), and with the statement... (Item #6635)
Price: $300.00
And So to Bed. Being the Diary of a Mixer of Cocktails. [With apologies to Samuel Pepys]. Seagram's Limited.